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Competition Bureau of Canada gives $4.4B Couche-Tard deal green light

LAVAL, Que. — The Competition Bureau of Canada is giving the green light to Alimentation Couche-Tard (TSX.ATD.B) to purchase its American fuel and convenience store rival CST Brands Inc., provided the company sell some of CST's Canadian assets to Parkland.

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The Latest: Geologists lower threat level for Alaska volcano

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Latest on the eruption of an Alaska volcano (all times local):

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Maine governor to seek N.B. softwood exemption in White House talks:minister

FREDERICTON — Maine's governor is expected to support New Brunswick's bid for exemption from softwood lumber tariffs at a White House meeting ...

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Amazon's hiring binge to extend to Michigan with 1,600 jobs

LANSING, Mich. — Online retailer Amazon plans to further extend its U.S. hiring binge into Michigan by spending up to $140 million and adding ...

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New security measures aim to protect Canada’s rail system from sabotage, terror attacks

Federal government cites system’s ‘vulnerability’ as reason for requiring tighter controls on trains carrying dangerous goods

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Alberta energy watchdog vows closer scrutiny of foreign investment in oil patch

Comment comes in wake of Lexin Resources shutdown, which regulator says failed to comply with orders

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Here’s what the huge fine the EU just imposed on Google means

Competition Commissioner’s ruling shows the difference in how Europe and the U.S. view keeping marketplaces free and open

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Number of people using Facebook reaches 2 billion

MENLO PARK, Calif. — Facebook is reaching another milestone, announcing that it now has more than 2 billion users.

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Three lower-risk REITs with rising payouts

All of these real estate investment trusts have conservative payout ratios, making them safer options and increasing the chances of future increases

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Air Canada hopes to revive revenue-sharing agreement with United

Airline anticipates renewed cross-border venture once Parliament eases regulations

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Sterling Mutuals appoints Michael Stanley as new president

Firm’s founder says addition of former Quadrus CEO frees him up to ‘spend more time with the advisers at our firm’

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Egg executives in salmonella case must report to prison

DES MOINES, Iowa — A father and son whose Iowa-based egg production company caused a massive 2010 salmonella outbreak have exhausted their appeals and a federal judge has ordered them to begin serving prison sentences.

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Jim Pattison warns B.C. to stand down on threat of thermal coal levy

The BC Liberal government, which could be toppled on Thursday, wants to impose a hefty carbon tax on thermal coal exports from B.C.

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BlackBerry to boost sales force to match software focus

Shift from smartphone maker to seller of everything has moved faster than its sales force can keep up with

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The close: TSX falls as technology, gold mining shares retreat

Wall Street drops as U.S. Senate delays healthcare vote

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Why investors must look to the future, a gold stock to avoid, and what really is a realistic rate of return

A roundup of investment ideas for active investors

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Trudeau says no security risks in Chinese takeover of Canadian satellite firm

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sought to assuage public fears and political complaints Tuesday that the Liberal government's decision ...

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Some shoppers fret when companies take over favourite brands

NEW YORK — Some shoppers are fretting about big companies they don't like taking over their favourite brands.

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Toronto stock index ekes out small gain with support from energy stocks

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index is getting a modest boost this morning from the TSX energy sector and several forestry stocks.

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High levels of indebtedness leaving Canada's economy vulnerable: report

TORONTO — A report by the Macdonald-Laurier Institute says Canadians' willingness to take on debt is leaving the country's economy vulnerable to downswings.

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Canada in the right on softwood dispute, will keep working with U.S.: Trudeau

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his Liberal government will continue to work with the U.S. administration to find a resolution to ...

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Google hit with record fine by EU, told to change its ways

BRUSSELS — After a seven-year legal battle, European authorities came down hard on Google on Tuesday for taking advantage of its dominance in ...

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Time to get over our squeamishness about reverse mortgages

It’s time to take a fresh look at the reverse mortgage and get over the common view that it’s a last resort or short-sighted measure

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Pandora CEO Tim Westergren departs

NEW YORK — The co-founder and CEO of Pandora, under intensifying pressure from Spotify and Apple Music, has relinquished his position and will ...

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There’s no summer vacation for Canada on the trade file

With the NAFTA clock already ticking, the Trudeau government will have its hands full working a trade deal with the United States and Mexico

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Port of Halifax to welcome its biggest ship yet - the 349-metre Zim Antwerp

HALIFAX — If the Zim Antwerp, a massive container ship that will call on Halifax Thursday, were to stand on its stern, it would dwarf Atlantic Canada's tallest building.

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Maersk says its IT system is down

COPENHAGEN — Danish shipping and oil group A.P. Moller-Maersk says its IT systems are down.

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